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Due to the massive success of the second edition of Milwaukee Metal Festival, the iconic midwestern event is returning in 2025! The festival will take place once again at The Rave/Eagles Ballroom from May 16-18, 2025, with the pre-party kicking off on May 15. Early bird tickets are now available HERE.  

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In September 1999, Creed—a rising rock band from Tallahassee, FL—released their sophomore album, Human Clay. Full of anthemic hits, including “Higher,” “What If,” “Are You Ready?,” and the GRAMMY®-winning “With Arms Wide Open,” Human Clay propelled Creed (Scott Stapp, Mark Tremonti, Brian Marshall, and Scott Phillips) to the top of the Billboard charts, going on to become one of the best-selling albums of all time.  

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“This Is The Way (feat. DMX)”, the latest single from multi-platinum, chart-topping hard rock powerhouse FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH has hit the #1 spot at Billboard’s Mainstream Rock radio chart, notably landing the Las Vegas-based band their 11th straight #1 hit on the chart. This extends the band’s 2023 record of holding the longest streak of #1’s in the chart’s history. “This Is the Way” is the first #1 on the Mainstream Rock Airplay chart for legendary late rapper DMX and his very first appearance on the chart altogether. The single also claimed the #1 spot at Active Rock Radio this week giving Five Finger Death Punch its 16th overall #1 single at the format.  

The Big Kahuna Hard Music, News, Tours Comments Off on Wacken Metal BATTLE USA Announces 2024 Final Bands

One band to conquer them all! After multiple battles with bands from across the country, Wacken Metal Battle USA announces this year’s 2024 national final with regional winners Cascade Effect (San Diego), WarTroll (NorCal), Versipul (PNW), Prime Prophecy (East Coast), and Father Wolf (Texas).  

The Big Kahuna Hard Music, News, Tours Comments Off on Lamb of God Release “Ashes of the Wake”

Lamb of God’s groundbreaking album, Ashes of the Wake, turns 20 this August, and to commemorate the pivotal release, an expanded 20th Anniversary deluxe edition featuring new mixes by HEALTH, Justin K Broadrick (Godflesh/Jesu), and Kublai Khan TX and Malevolence, as well as demo and live versions of the album’s classic songs, arrives on Aug. 30 via Epic Records and Legacy Recordings.  

The Big Kahuna Hard Music, News Comments Off on Savage Dragon Makes Rare Appearance in BLOOD SQUAD

The iconic Savage Dragon character—from the long running series of the same name by Image Comics co-founder and partner Erik Larsen—will make an appearance in the upcoming, action-packed Blood Squad Seven #2 by Joe Casey (MCMLXXV, Butcher Baker the Righteous Maker) and Paul Fry (Spider-Man 2099, Star Wars). This highly collectible issue will hit shelves in June from Image Comics.  

The Big Kahuna Hard Music, News, Tours Comments Off on MORTIIS Announces North American Headlining Tour

Dungeon synth master MORTIIS will be touring North America later this year! The extensive headlining trek will kick off on September 4 in Baltimore, MD until the final stop on September 28 in Atlanta, GA. The tour will be in celebration of MORTIIS’ seminal 1993 album, ‘Født Til Å Herske,’ which played a significant role in popularizing the dungeon synth genre and was re-recorded in 2023.  

The Big Kahuna Hard Music, News, Tours Comments Off on Metal Allegiance Announce First East Coast Show

METAL ALLEGIANCE began as a celebration of heavy metal, powered by the almost tribal bond shared between the extreme music community’s most revered trailblazers, armed with a list of contributors onstage (and off) that read like a Wikipedia entry on the genre itself – whose “core 4” is comprised of David Ellefson, Mark Menghi, Alex Skolnick, and Mike Portnoy.  

The Big Kahuna Hard Music, News Comments Off on CHVE’s (AMENRA) ‘KALVARIE’ EP OUT NOW

As the vocalist of Belgian post-metal collective AMENRA, Colin H. van Eeckhout is known for his ability to connect with listeners, and to guide them on AMENRA’s transformative path to healing. With his solo work as CHVE, he gets to tell his own story – one that aims to take the listener deep within themselves, to tap into something primal that dwells in us all. Now, CHVE makes his Relapse Records debut with his powerful solo record, Kalvarie – a dark, ritualistic, and atmospheric experience.  

The Big Kahuna Hard Music, News Comments Off on WORMED Crush the Cosmos on New Single “Protogod”

Prepare yourself earthlings; a monumental wave of technical death metal is hitting the cosmos today. Wormed are releasing the next transmission off their highly anticipated fourth album Omegon. “Protogod” packs so much galactic force that it could break the space-time continuum.  

The Big Kahuna Hard Music, News, Tours Comments Off on ASKING ALEXANDRIA Announce Second Leg of Tour

British rock luminaries ASKING ALEXANDRIA have announced the second leg of their successful headlining “All My Friends” U.S tour produced by Live Nation. The tour will kick off Tuesday, September 24 in Sioux Falls, SD and wraps Saturday, November 2 in Chico, CA.  

The Big Kahuna Comic Book News, Hard Music, News Comments Off on Puscifer Release “The Algorithm” “American Psycho”Comic

Puscifer, in partnership with Sumerian Comics and Sumerian Records, has released “The Algorithm”, a new single written exclusively for the soundtrack to the hugely popular “American Psycho” comic book series.  

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